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Christopher Dennison Coursen

Christopher Dennison Coursen, American lawyer. Bar: District of Columbia 1975, United States District Court District of Columbia, 1976, United States Court Appeals (District of Columbia Circuit) 1976, United States Court Military Appeals 1976, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1978.

Background

  • Coursen, Christopher Dennison was born on December 6, 1948 in Minneapolis. Son of Richard Dennison and Helen Wilson (Stevens) Coursen.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Washington & Lee University, 1970. Juris Doctor, George Washington University, 1975.

    Career

    • Sole practice, Washington, 1975-1978. Associate Dempsey & Koplovitz, 1978-1980. Majority communications counsel United States Senate Committee Commerce, Science, and Transportation, 1980-1983.

      Partner O'Connor & Hannan, 1983-1987. President The Status Group, 1988-1990, The Coursen Group, Washington, since 1990. Adjunct professor law The George Washington University, Washington, 1983.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: District of Columbia 1975, United States District Court District of Columbia, 1976, United States Court Appeals (District of Columbia Circuit) 1976, United States Court Military Appeals 1976, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1978.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Team member President-Elect Reagan's Transition Team, Washington, 1980. Attorney advisory Reagan-Bush 1984, Washington. Telecommunications advisor Bush/Quayle presidential campaign, 1988.

    Member President' Advisory Board for Cuba Broadcasting, 1991, chairman, since 1998. Member national finance committee Bush-Quayle 1992. Member advisory board Blue Ribbon Commission on Reconstruction of Cuba.

    Member board Children's Hospital Foundation. Member District of Columbia Bar Association, Chevy Chase Club, Chatham Beach and Tennis Club.

    Connections

    • Married Pamela Elizabeth Lynch, June 3, 1978. Children: Cameron Dennison, Matthew Ashbolt, Madeline Messurier.
    • father: Richard Dennison Coursen
    • mother: Helen Wilson (Stevens) Coursen
    • spouse: Pamela Elizabeth Lynch
    • children: Cameron Dennison Coursen
    • Matthew Ashbolt Coursen
    • Madeline Messurier Coursen
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    Born December 6, 1948
    (age 68)
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